overview Widest aperture (full zoom)

Widest aperture (full zoom) Widest aperture (full zoom)
f/5.8

When fully zoomed in, most lenses don't let in as much light, but the more you zoom in the more light you need to avoid blur from camera shake. If you're buying a camera with a large zoom, make sure its got a wide aperture at full zoom.

Learn more about wide apertures at full zoom.

Compared To Compared to recent compacts

Out of 92 recent compacts, 19 have (significantly) better widest aperture (full zoom) than the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V
f/5.8
Best
f/1.8
Average
f/5.9
Min
f/8.0